A man who had been convicted of selling more than 500 pounds of marijuana in a single deal was sentenced to a 121-month federal prison term in connection with the drug charges, according to state prosecutors. The 37-year-old man was convicted on a single charge of possession with intent to distribute the drug, though the long term was ostensibly derived from the massive quantity he was attempting to sell.
Officers investigating alleged crimes at a Kansas City motel reportedly discovered a cache of illegal drugs and weapons, along with something they did not expect: a toddler. Two people are facing drug charges in connection with the investigation, and the child has been taken into custody by the Department of Family Services.
Two residents of Pittsburg have been arrested on suspicion of committing several drug crimes in the presence of children. The suspects were taken into custody on July 10, and they remain in the Crawford County Jail, according to media sources. Reports about their bail amount have not yet surfaced.
A major drug investigation in Johnson and Douglas counties has led to the arrest of about 25 people who were involved in a trafficking ring. The group faces drug charges in connection with nearly a ton of high-grade marijuana that was distributed between April 2008 and June 2012, according to official reports. Federal agents were in the area to make the arrests earlier this month, said area police officers.
A 70-year-old Kansas City man will spend at least 15 years in prison for producing child pornography.
When a person is arrested for alleged drug charges, their life can change in an instant. Not only can a conviction limit future employment opportunities but it can also affect an individual's ability to obtain a school loan. In some cases, it can also lead to a lengthy prison sentence. Recently, a federal judge's lengthy sentence will have lasting implications for a pair of 30-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, men. Both men will spend 30 years or more in a federal prison.